Executive Summary

TitleVulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3040297)
NameMS15-019First vendor Publication2015-03-10
VendorMicrosoftLast vendor Modification2015-03-10
Severity (Vendor) CriticalRevision1.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score9.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 10, 2015): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in the VBScript scripting engine in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visits a specially crafted website. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS15-019

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-399Resource Management Errors

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28797
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28797
Title: VBScript memory corruption vulnerability - CVE-2015-0032 (MS15-019)
Description: vbscript.dll in Microsoft VBScript 5.6 through 5.8, as used with Internet Explorer 8 through 11 and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site, aka "VBScript Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2015-0032
Version: 6
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Product(s): VBScript 5.8
VBScript 5.7
VBScript 5.6
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
Microsoft Internet Explorer 10
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


Snort® IPS/IDS

2015-04-07Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 VBScript array element use after free attempt
RuleID : 33710 - Revision : 2 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2015-04-07Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 VBScript array element use after free attempt
RuleID : 33709 - Revision : 2 - Type : BROWSER-IE

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2015-03-10Name : The remote host has a web browser installed that is affected by multiple vuln...
File : smb_nt_ms15-018.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-03-10Name : The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms15-019.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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2015-03-12 00:25:46
  • Multiple Updates
2015-03-11 17:26:18
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2015-03-11 13:25:05
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2015-03-10 21:27:51
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2015-03-10 21:17:14
  • First insertion